Great Movies for Kids


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Planning a family movie night?  Looking for a great film for the kids?  Read the book and see the movie.  Then use our Book to Movie Guide for a great discussion.


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Online Resources




Caddie Woodlawn

Movie Rating:  Not Rated

Discussion Guide from Scholastic

Make Your Own Caddie Paper Doll from Wisconsin Kids




Call of the Wild

Movie Rating:  PG

Klondike Gold Rush online game

Learn how Sled Dogs saved lives in this online game from Alaska Kids




The Canterville Ghost

Movie Rating:  PG

Free audio download of Canterville Ghost



Charlie & the Chocolate Factory

Movie Rating:  G

Learn how chocolate is made from Exploratorium

Great online games from ThinkQuest




Charlotte's Web

Movie Rating:  G

Online Activities from Scholastic

Discussion Questions from Teachnet




Chitty Chitty Bang Bang

Movie Rating:  G

Chitty Chitty Bang Bang story activities

Check out some Amazing Kid Inventions




A Christmas Carol

Movie Rating:  PG (there are many versions of this movie - if you have younger kids, you may want to choose one of the animated versions)

Learn about Charles Dickens

Play Scrooge's Star Ride online game from Disney





A Christmas Memory

Movie Rating:  Not Rated

Online version of the book

Make Your Own Fruitcake from Wondertime (a modern recipe)



Movie Rating:  G

Cinderella's Shoe online matching game

Read more Cinderella stories from another country




The City of Ember

Movie Rating:  PG

Find Your Way Thru Ember in this mapping activity from Walden Media

Building a Tower w/pasta & marshmellows from Walden Media




Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs

Movie Rating:  PG

Online games from the movie

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